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Daniel Boone

From the Series On My Own Biography

Daniel Boone loved to explore and hunt in the wilderness. As a boy, he learned the ways of the woods from Indians and hunters. Then Daniel heard of a place called Kentucky and he decided to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: 976.9'02'092

Inclined Planes and Wedges

From the Series Early Bird Physics

What is an inclined plane? How do you use a wedge? Using easy-to-understand examples and fun-to-do experiments, discover how these two simple machines work and make the work that you do easier. Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: 621.8'11

Johnny Appleseed

From the Series On My Own Biography

John Chapman loved all forms of nature, and he worked throughout his lifetime to improve it by planting apple trees. Known as the folk hero Johnny Appleseed, John helped to build America--not… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: 634'.11'092

Life on a Cattle Farm

From the Series Life on a Farm

What's the difference between a bull and a steer? How are calves born? Adam Smith could tell you. He lives on a beef cattle farm and describes in vivid detail what makes working and playing… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: 636.2'22

Life on a Crop Farm

From the Series Life on a Farm

How big can a pumpkin grow? When is the best time to plant corn? Melissa Lehman knows. She lives on a crop farm and tells readers about the fun, and work, that goes into planting, growing… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: 630

Life on a Goat Farm

From the Series Life on a Farm

Did you know that many people around the world drink goat milk instead of cow milk? Jimmy Search could have told you. He lives on a dairy goat farm and explains the work and fun that go into… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: 636.3'9142

Life on a Horse Farm

From the Series Life on a Farm

Do you know the difference between a filly and a colt? How do you file a horse's teeth? Just ask Sarah Mills. She lives on a horse farm and describes the fun and hard work involved with… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: 636.1'2

Life on a Pig Farm

From the Series Life on a Farm

Did you know that baby pigs can run minutes after they're born? Or that pigs aren't really dirty animals? Alisha Eberly could have told you! She lives on a pig farm and talks about the hard… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 636.4

Prudence Crandall: Teacher for Equal Rights

From the Series On My Own Biography

When Prudence Crandall opened a school for young girls in 1831, she didn't expect trouble. But that is just what she got when she allowed African American girls to attend. A Quaker and… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: 371.1'0092

Pulleys

From the Series Early Bird Physics

How does a pulley work? What is it? Colorful diagrams and fun-to-do experiments help you explore the many ways this simple machine can help make work easier and faster. Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: 621.8'11

Screws

From the Series Early Bird Physics

We've all seen screws, but how do they work? Why is it easier to screw something into something than to simply push it in? With basic hands-on experiments and clear descriptions, this simple… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 621.8'8

Wheels and Axles

From the Series Early Bird Physics

Of the six simple machines, the wheel and axle is probably the most recognized. But how does it help you work? Simple and fun experiments illustrate the basic concepts explained in the text… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: 621.8'11

Work

From the Series Early Bird Physics

What is work? You may think work is doing chores or going to a job, but you do work every time you move something from one place to another. With experiments that demonstrate these… Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.8
  • Dewey: 531'.6

A Walk in the Boreal Forest

From the Series Biomes of North America

Take a walk in the boreal forest. This biome of tall conifer trees and shaded, cool paths has long winters and very short summers. How do the plants and animals of the boreal forest live?… Read More →

  • Lexile: 670
  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: 577.3'7

A Walk in the Deciduous Forest

From the Series Biomes of North America

Take a walk in the deciduous forest. In this biome of leafy trees and fast changing weather, there are four very different seasons. As you walk through this incredible biome, discover how all… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: 577.3

A Walk in the Rain Forest

From the Series Biomes of North America

Take a walk in the rain forest. This hot and humid biome is home to countless trees, animals, plants, and insects. Each and every insect, plant, and animal of the rain forest is dependent on… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: 577.34

A Walk in the Tundra

From the Series Biomes of North America

Take a walk on the tundra. In this cold, harsh biome on the top of the world, summer is short. How do plants and animals of the tundra live? Discover how they depend on each other for… Read More →

  • Lexile: 690
  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: 577.5'86

Biomes of North America — Paperback Set

From the Series Biomes of North America

Set

Kids can grab their notebooks and take a virtual tour through each biome, exploring the life cycles of plants and animals through this highly visual, unique series. Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $53.94
  • Your Price: $51.24
  • 6 titles

Levers

From the Series Early Bird Physics

Do you know what a lever is? How can a lever help you? Through simple experiments and clear explanations, understand how this simple machine functions and how it can make the work that you do easier. Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: 621.8'11

To Root, to Toot, to Parachute: What Is a Verb?

From the Series Words Are CATegorical ®

What is a verb? It's easier to show than explain! In this fun and animated introduction to grammar, rhyming verse is used to creatively clarify the concept of verbs. Chock-full of colorful… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: 428.2

A Walk in the Desert

From the Series Biomes of North America

Take a walk through the desert. This hot, dry biome of the southwest is full of life. How do plants and animals of the desert live? As you wander through the desert, discover how each and… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: 577.54

A Walk in the Prairie

From the Series Biomes of North America

Take a walk through the prairie. This biome of tall grass and open sky is teeming with life. How do the plants and animals of the prairie survive? As you travel through the prairie, watch… Read More →

  • Lexile: 730
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: 577.4'4

Babe Didrikson Zaharias: All-Around Athlete

From the Series On My Own Biography

Babe Didrikson was running and jumping hedges at the age of eight. Her dedication to training and practicing resulted in her becoming one of the greatest woman athletes of the century… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: 796.352'092

Danger at Sand Cave

From the Series On My Own History

When Arly's friend Floyd Collins is trapped by falling rocks in Sand Cave, Arly rushes to help. Arly runs errands for the workers, but he feels that he should be doing more. It is a race… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 2.8
  • Dewey: [E]